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Mr.Common sense lost Answered

No common sense these days, eh? London Times Obituary of the late Mr. Common Sense 'Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as: Knowing when to come in out of the rain; why the early bird gets the worm; Life isn't always fair; and maybe it was my fault. Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than you can earn) and reliable strategies (adults, not children, are in charge). His health began to deteriorate rapidly when well-intentioned but overbearing regulations were set in place. Reports of a 6-year-old boy charged with sexual harassment for kissing a classmate; teens suspended from school for using mouthwash after lunch; and a teacher fired for reprimanding an unruly student, only worsened his condition. Common Sense lost ground when parents attacked teachers for doing the job that they themselves had failed to do in disciplining their unruly children. It declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer sun lotion or an Elastoplast to a student; but could not inform parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion. Common Sense lost the will to live as the Ten Commandments became contraband; churches became businesses; and criminals received better treatment than their victims. Common Sense took a beating when you couldn't defend yourself from a burglar in your own home and the burglar could sue you for assault. Common Sense finally gave up the will to live, after a woman failed to realize that a steaming cup of coffee was hot. She spilled a little in her lap, and was promptly awarded a huge settlement. Common Sense was preceded in death by his parents, Truth and Trust; his wife, Discretion; his daughter, Responsibility; and his son, Reason. He is survived by his 4 stepbrothers; I Know My Rights, I Want It Now, Someone Else Is To Blame, and I'm A Victim. Not many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone. If you still remember him, pass this on. If not, join the majority and do nothing.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

12 years ago

Yeah, I saw this already. Wish the author would get off his/her soapbox though...

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

Reply 12 years ago

yeah it was weird, I saw this on anar's profile and I could of sworn n8man said he wanted to make a topic..... but it can't be him, they look nothing alike

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n8man
n8man

Reply 12 years ago

It wasn't me, I think it was AA.

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Mr.Commonsense
Mr.Commonsense

Reply 12 years ago

why whatever are you talking about?

cough COUGH

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n8man
n8man

Reply 12 years ago

I know it is you. Hiding the truth isn't using common sense.

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Mr.Commonsense
Mr.Commonsense

Reply 12 years ago

notice the cough COUGHing that i was doing...

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n8man
n8man

Reply 12 years ago

Ah ha, your coughing shows that you are lying AA

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

I wouldn't call it "lying". It's more like good-natured spoofing.

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Mr.Commonsense
Mr.Commonsense

Reply 12 years ago

yeah... yes, that's it....

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

Reply 12 years ago

thats wiggity wiggity wack

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

Yes, it's wack, but I'm not sure it even merits even one wiggity, much less a wiggity wiggity!

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Mr.Commonsense
Mr.Commonsense

Reply 12 years ago

can never tell these days, when kids can't even pronounce their R's...

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Mr.Commonsense
Mr.Commonsense

Reply 12 years ago

i said kids, read it again... if kids these days can read....

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

Reply 12 years ago

im a kid.... wheres your commonsense

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Mr.Commonsense
Mr.Commonsense

Reply 12 years ago

kid has nothing to do with race

where's your commonsense?

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

Reply 12 years ago

if you know anything about kids they often use racism as a scapegoat or a broad statement

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Mr.Commonsense
Mr.Commonsense

Reply 12 years ago

then you should have specified that...

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

Reply 12 years ago

Sorry, I thought you had the common sense

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Mr.Commonsense
Mr.Commonsense

Reply 12 years ago

you didn't have the common sense to know it wasn't like that...

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Mr.Commonsense
Mr.Commonsense

Reply 12 years ago

good wack, or bad wack? there's a difference, you know...

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

Well, I intentionally left it open like that. With a wiggity or two, it sounds bad, but just a plain ole "wack" can go either direction.

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

Reply 12 years ago

sock it too him watson

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

Reply 12 years ago

It could also be an outsider like DJ (just an example) who stumbled on and decided to do it

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n8man
n8man

Reply 12 years ago

Yes but look at one of his comments. It compliments AA's instructable

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n8man
n8man

Reply 12 years ago

No I'm Holmes, you're Watson

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

Reply 12 years ago

I called it first Watson! the calling system is elementry Watson

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 12 years ago

For misspelling elementary you are now demoted to Watson's door handle. If you're very lucky you'll be a coat rack by the end of the year.

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

Reply 12 years ago

ahh Poor Watson I tried to make him prove himself But I guess you must have beaten him to it

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 12 years ago

Oh no, you are no longer Holmes my dear boy, see it was you that murdered the English language in a typically foolish manner.

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

Reply 12 years ago

So is it wrong for holmes to fake a crime to give watson some training? Okay, maybe. But not a real crime

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dombeef
dombeef

Reply 12 years ago

LOL

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xACIDITYx
xACIDITYx

Reply 12 years ago

Yes, but there is also a post on AA's board that says that "he has left him"
Here

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xACIDITYx
xACIDITYx

Reply 12 years ago

Wait, that is directed at n8man. Sorry T.T

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Mr.Commonsense
Mr.Commonsense

Reply 12 years ago

i'm just trying to spread the word... oh wait that makes it spam... and i don't like spam... so i'll just put it here for all to view...

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Kiteman
Kiteman

12 years ago

This has been knocking around for a while, now. It is depressingly true.